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The fn key on my computer is locked and wont unlock. I have to press the fn button before i press some letters in order for the letter to show up instead of a number. how do i turn it off?

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  • dsjmie2000 Feb 07, 2010

    thanks. i landed in same problem and ur soln restored it for me.


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Hi

try pressing the fn key and num lock

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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HP laptops have the ability to lock the blue special function keys on, making numerical data entry easier on laptop models that do not have the room for dedicated numerical keypads. Because the key combination to lock the function keys is so simple, however, it is easy for those who wouldn't normally use this ability to do so accidentally. When the function keys are locked, pressing certain keys will result in numbers being typed rather than letters. Unlock the function keys to alleviate this issue.

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You have enabled NUM LOCK. Press button "fn" and find another button with blue tag "Num Lock". Pres both buttons at once.
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the letter that does is U,I,O,PJ,K,L,M it happens all you need to do to fix that problem is press the Fn buttin and while keeping this down it should be the F11 button make sure you look at the other F button as it will show you a little box with load of dots inside it if it is the F11 button then pressing this once will turn it back to letters this function is for when your doing calculations its easier to use it but some people dont like it you can turn it on and or off by pressing the Fn button and pressing the F11 button

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You probably have Number-lock active, test and see; u = 4, i = 5, o = 6, j = 1, k = 2 and l = 3.

On the bottom left of your keyboard you should find a key marked Fn. On the top right of your keyboard you should find a key marked Num LK. While pressing the Fn key, press the Num LK key once. this should unlock the number keys and allow you to type letters again.

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I have an Asus X58L laptop, For some reason there is a letters lock and I do not know how to unlock it. So if I press letter u it gives me 4, if I press p it gives me - and so on, unless I press Fn button


It sounds like you have the num lock switched on, most laptop keyboards are too small to have a separate numeric keypad so use the letter keys on the right side of the keyboard for this. (you should note numbers as well as the expected letters on the face of these keys).

To turn off the num lock, hold down the Fn key and press Ins. (located top right of the keyboard).

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If you Are writing numbers instead of letters when you press the keyboard of your laptop and you must hold down the Function key (Fn) to write normally.

This is due to the fact that the digital lock is activated. To solve this, simply press the Fn+Numlk or depending of the model, press the button or Fn + Shift +Numlk

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Number lock, a situation where numbers instead of letters are typed is as a result of the digital lock being active. to deactivate pressing the Fn+Numlk or Fn + Shift +Numlk key combinatioins

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You need to find the special function key that, when used with the Fn key, locks the Fn function on. On my keyboard it's the F11 key.
Press the Fn key and that key and your keyboard will return to normal.

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